Spacer
Canoo Logo
Powered by Canoo Logo
 in: 
case sensitive ss instead of ß
| Dictionaries | Word Grammar | Wordformation | Sentence Grammar | Spelling (D) | Glossary | Index |  
| Overview | Rules | Dictionary | Wordformation Browser |
 

Adjective + Noun + Noun (Adjective+N+N)

 
 
A special type of adjective-noun compounds are the compounds that are formed by combining an adjective (a cardinal number, the pronoun all) and two nouns:

all
+
Rad
+
Antrieb
=
Allradantrieb
ein(s)
+
Weg
+
Flasche
=
Einwegflasche
fünf
+
Gang
+
Getriebe
=
Fünfganggetriebe
gelb
+
Rand
+
Käfer
=
Gelbrandkäfer
kurz
+
Zeit
+
Gedächtnis
=
Kurzzeitgedächtnis
All compounds of this class
 
With linking element: A linking element (mostly es or s) can be inserted between the two nouns:

drei
+
König +
 s 
+
Tag
=
Dreikönigstag
fünf
+
Jahr +
 es 
+ Plan
=
Fünfjahresplan
hoch
+
Geschwindigkeit +
s
+ Zug
=
Hochgeschwindigkeitszug
ganz
+
Tag +
s
+ Schule
=
Ganztagsschule
All compounds of this class
Linking element es
Linking element s
 
With plural form: Especially after cardinal numbers, but also after viel and mehr, the first noun can be in the plural:

viel
+
Völker
+
Staat
=
Vielvölkerstaat
acht
+
Familien
+
Haus
=
Achtfamilienhaus
drei
+
Tage
+
Bart
=
Dreitagebart
zwei
+
Parteien
+
System
=
Zweiparteiensystem
All compounds of this class

Article and inflection class see Noun compounds.




Copyright © 2000-2019 Canoo Engineering AG, Kirschgartenstr. 5, CH-4051 Basel. All rights reserved.
Related terms dictionary: Copyright © 1996, 1997, 2011 by University of Tübingen.
Terms of use/Data protection | Contact
Spacer
canoonet fürs iPhone
canoonet - FindIT Die semantische Suche für Unternehmen